Oliver H. Perry

Oliver Hazard Perry was a U.S. Naval officer who became a national hero when he defeated a British squadron in the Battle of Lake Erie in the War of 1812. Perry’s successful action at Lake Erie helped ensure U.S. control of the northwest; it also raised him to a position of national eminence and earned him promotion to the rank of captain.

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https://www.britannica.com/biography/Oliver-Hazard-Perry

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oliver_Hazard_Perry